"Terrorists belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed, sponsored by Azhar Masood residing in Pakistan and deriving support from there in", she said.
The attack came after Indian forces gunned down three suspected Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants who had launched a raid against an army base in Jammu city. "Pakistan will have to pay for this misadventure", Sitharaman said.
"These attacks would keep taking place".
"A search operation is now underway to trace the militants", they said.
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He said that Pakistan's Armed Forces were "alive to all possibilities, and prepared fully to defend our country's territorial integrity". "Intelligence inputs show that terrorists were controlled by their handlers from across border.Evidence being scrutinised by NIA".
He said Pakistan's perception of its eroding position relative to India, reinforced by endemic economic weakness and domestic security issues, nearly certainly will exacerbate long-held fears of isolation and drive Islamabad's pursuit of actions that run counter to U.S. goals for the region.
"Yes, all the evidences which have been collected will be compiled and definitely the evidences will be given-as always-to Pakistan. It will have to be proved over and over again that they are responsible". Just a few days back, one also saw pro-Pakistan slogans echoing in the building of occupied Kashmir Assembly.
On Monday, after she visited people who were hospitalized after the attack in Jammu, Sitaraman accused Pakistan of "expanding the arc of terror".
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Above all, she wants people to take her seriously saying: "Some people think it's physiological; others think it's psychological". Doctors have diagnosed the woman, who has seven children, with Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS ).
"This is an extremely serious matter, not only due to his anti-national utterance but also in view of an attempt to divide the population", he said.
She said other measures to stop infiltration of militants and enhance alertness along the border included installing additional censors, UAVs and long range surveillance devices "to cover the entire frontage of the LoC".
"An attack (on a camp) was averted and the terrorist fled away", Jammu-based Army spokesperson Lt Col Devender Anand told PTI.
While the testimony of the intelligence chief before the Senate Intelligence Committee focussed largely on potential Russian meddling in the upcoming USA mid-term elections, Coats also submitted a Worldwide Threat Assessment report which dwelt at some length on India's fractious neighbour.
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In addition to contacting Lee's Summit police, the district said the student is going through the school's disciplinary process. Captain Paul Starks of Montgomery County Police said on Thursday that they can not yet give a reason why the student had a gun.